Nyankees, Vol. 1

by Atsushi Okada | Graphic Novels |
ISBN: 1975383389 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 1/24/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Thursday, January 24, 2019
I got this manga at Barnes and Noble, tickled by the concept: the story of a bunch of street cats, drawn (mostly) as human tough guys... Alas, I found that I just couldn't get into the story, which felt more human-street-gang most of the time; indeed, the bits where the characters are shown behaving like cats (whether in human or cat form) were relatively few. (Not to say they weren't fun, though; big-tough-scarface character finds an empty cardboard box and just HAS to try to fit inside it!)

The artwork's good, both for the humans and the cats, but I didn't get into it enough to want to follow the series. Ah, well!

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Saturday, August 10, 2019

Released 1 yr ago (8/12/2019 UTC) at Nashua, New Hampshire USA

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I'm sending this to BCer HI77 in Florida as part of a multi-book swap. Enjoy!

*** Released for the 2019 One-Word Title release challenge. ***

Journal Entry 3 by wingHI77wing at Fort Myers, Florida USA on Thursday, September 12, 2019
It's a life of muscle

and puffy brawn,
intelligence is optional.

Journal Entry 4 by wingHI77wing at Fort Myers, Florida USA on Monday, November 16, 2020
I misunderstood the cover. I thought it was a tough guy and his cat. lol

But the cat is the humaniod look of the cat, which is actually kind of funny. I thought it was an interesting line to follow and the cat rules and all of that. I can't say that it's the best thing I've ever read but I thing they did a fair job of keeping in mind the proclivities of felines. lol

I like the main guy as he takes a beating and seems non-plussed whether he wins or he doesn't. He seems to regard whatever happens to just be a part of his day and gives no real thought to it. He's a bit of train wreck.

I think I'd like to read further on this series. :)

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